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The Japan Silk Center and the Japanese silk mark

Japan Silk Center

Hasegawa Silk Hand-woven muffler at Silk Center, Tokyo, Japan

Hand Woven Hasegawa

A soft and fluffy hand-woven muffler with cashmere silk thread has arrived from Hasegawa Shoten. It is an original “one-of-a-kind” muffler that you can’t find anywhere else. How about a Christmas gift?

Price: ¥ 19,800 (tax included)


The Japan Silk Center displays and sells products that you can actually pick up at any time in order to spread and develop silk culture in Japan, and professional staff with abundant knowledge about silk are stationed to provide information to domestic and overseas customers.

The Japan Silk Center also holds silk-related events on a regular basis, and it is also used as a silk information center in Tokyo where people always gather.

Japanese silk mark

japanese silk markJapan’s silk products have formed a traditional Japanese culture while cultivating excellent technology and artistry over a long history. However, due to the increase in imports of low-cost overseas products in recent years, these domestic textile production areas and processors are in a very difficult situation.

Under these circumstances, the Japan Silk Industry Association decided to prepare to create a mark that could appeal the goodness of domestic silk to consumers.

There were 863 entries from all over Japan, from Hokkaido in the north to Kyushu in the south, and as a result of the screening by the selection committee, the work of Hideo Tanaka (illustrator) from Fukuoka City was selected as the “Japanese Silk Mark”. rice field.

This “Japanese silk mark” is attached to white fabrics woven in Japan, kimonos dyed and woven in Japan (clothes, temporary picture feathers) and obi among silk products.

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